If you are not following @LYSNation on Twitter, then you missed the Top 10 LYS tweets from the past week when they were first posted.  And if you are on Twitter, you might want to check out the Tweeters who made this week’s list.


  1. Zip Codes—the best indicator of school quality in most American cities.(By @tgrierhisd)


  1. The difference between excellence and mediocrity is commitment. (By @SportsMotto)


  1. Consider yourself ‘one of’, not ‘one above’. A leadership role doesn’t make you better than the people you work with. (By @Leadershipfreak)


  1. The appropriate leadership response to an anonymous complaint is to ignore it. (By @LYSNation)


  1. Character and culture drive talent toward greatness. (By @JonGordon11)


  1. Teachers have worked for years far below what they are worth. It’s time we paid the respect and wages due our educators.(By @pastors4OKkids)


  1. “If you’ve got worksheets in your workshop that’s a problem.” -Lucy Calkins (By @SlawinskiTeach)


  1. “Writers need time to write. Writers need clear instruction. Writers need opportunities to learn from other authors. Writers need responsive feedback. Writers need opportunities to experience the writing process.” -Lucy Calkins (By @OCTKue)


  1. An organized and well thought out classroom library is a critical component of our literacy instruction. Consider this: We level books not children. The baskets you create in your classroom library are for students’ identities. (By @EvanPayneGCISD)


  1. Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear. -Ambrose Redmoon (By @Leadershipfreak)


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